June 3, 2015

Get out and get biking during Colorado Bike Month

June is Colorado Bike month, and the Mesa County Health Department wants you to challenge yourself with the Colorado Bike Month Commuter Challenge and the Business […]
May 29, 2015

Become tobacco free on May 31, World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day is May 31, making it a great time to quit using tobacco. Chewing or smoking tobacco increases the risk of multiple cancers […]
May 22, 2015

Reduce sun exposure during holiday weekend

Serious skin damage can happen in as little as 15 minutes of sun exposure. Knowing how to select, apply and use sunscreen correctly is crucial in […]
May 13, 2015

Physical activity leads to positive health changes

Exercise and physical fitness are vital to creating a healthy lifestyle. Physical activity can help control your weight, strengthen your bones and muscles, improve your mental […]
May 6, 2015

National Nurses Week calls for recognition

National Nurses Week is May 6 – 12. Mesa County Health Department acknowledges and appreciates the hard work and dedication of local nurses. This year’s annual […]
May 5, 2015

Bike to School Day is Wednesday, May 6

About 1,000 School District 51 students will be walking and rolling to school on Wednesday, May 6, in conjunction with Bike to School Day. The Safe […]
May 3, 2015

Test wells and cisterns in late spring or early summer

. May 3 – 10, 2015, is National Drinking Water Week making it a great time for Mesa County Health Department to remind residents with private wells […]
May 1, 2015

Safe sleep practices could save your baby’s life

Every parent wants to take the best care possible of his or her baby. Moms and dads research everything from the safest carseat to the healthiest […]
May 1, 2015

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, making it a great time to promote positive parent-teen communication. Young people are more likely to develop positive, healthy attitudes […]
April 27, 2015

Celebrate Air Quality Awareness Week April 27 – May 1

Air quality is an important factor in any community’s health and overall well-being. Air Quality Awareness Week, April 27 – May 1, focuses on understanding how […]